Custom Field Manager

Description

A quick look into Custom Field Manager :

★ Custom fields for posts and pages
★ Custom fields for custom post types
★ Supports text field, textarea and dropdown
★ Group fields together under different custom field groups
★ Create groups for specific taxonomy terms
★ Drag and drop sorting for fields and field groups
★ Mandatory check for custom fields
★ Display fields and values using shortcode

Custom Field Manager Features in Detail

The Custom Field Manager lets you create and manage multiple custom fields and custom field groups. It supports custom field elements such as text field, numeric field, textarea and dropdown list. You can create different custom field groups for posts, pages as well as custom post types and under each group you can create multiple fields.

While defining field groups you can define them for a post, page or custom post type in general or specific to any taxonomy term. You can also drag and drop to sort the field groups. You can also sort fields within a field group. You can use shortcodes to display fields and values in front end or set automatic display.

The prominent features of the custom field manager plugin are highlighted below.

Supported Custom Field Elements

Text field
Numeric field
Textarea
Dropdown List

Custom Fields

Create multiple custom fields under different field groups
Option to drag and drop for sorting custom fields within a group
Option to activate/inactivate custom fields
Optional mandatory check for custom fields
Specify default values for custom fields

Custom Field Groups

Group related custom fields under single group
Option to drag and drop for sorting custom field groups
Option to activate/inactivate custom field groups
Field groups for post, page and custom post types
Define field groups for specific taxonomy terms

Custom Field Submission

Option to enable mandatory check during custom field submission
Option to save posts as draft if mandatory fields not filled
Option to save custom fields with default values if mandatory fields not filled

Custom Field Display

Shortcodes for displaying custom fields and values by passing post id
Automatic display in single page without using shortcode

About

Custom Field Manager is developed and maintained by XYZScripts. For any support, you may contact us.

Custom Field Manager User Guide
Custom Field Manager FAQ

More Information

Custom Field Manager User Guide
Custom Field Manager FAQ

Troubleshooting

Please read the FAQ first if you are having problems.

Requirements

WordPress 3.0+
PHP 5+

Feedback

We would like to receive your feedback and suggestions about Custom Field Manager plugin. You may submit them at our support desk.

Screenshots

  • This is the settings page.
  • This is the custom field management page.

Installation

Custom Field Manager User Guide
Custom Field Manager FAQ

  1. Extract custom-field-manager.zip to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. In the admin panel under plugins activate Custom Field Manager.
  3. You can configure the basic settings from Custom Fields > Settings menu.
  4. Once settings are done, you may create custom fields as required

If you need any further help, you may contact our support desk.

FAQ

Custom Field Manager User Guide
Custom Field Manager FAQ

Installation Instructions

Custom Field Manager User Guide
Custom Field Manager FAQ

  1. Extract custom-field-manager.zip to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. In the admin panel under plugins activate Custom Field Manager.
  3. You can configure the basic settings from Custom Fields > Settings menu.
  4. Once settings are done, you may create custom fields as required

If you need any further help, you may contact our support desk.

The Custom Field Manager is not working properly.

Please check the wordpress version you are using. Make sure it meets the minimum version recommended by us. Make sure all files of the custom-field-manager plugin are uploaded to the folder wp-content/plugins/

Can I create custom fields without creating field group ?

No, you have to create a field group before creating fields.

Can I create custom fields for a specific term of a taxonomy which is associated to post or post type ?

Yes, you can. In the Add Field Group section choose post/page/post type, then select an associated taxonomy, then select desired term and then create a field group. Under this group, you can create desired fields.

Can I create custom fields for post/post type without associating to a taxonomy ?

Yes, of course. In the Add Field Group section choose post/page/post type, then leave the taxonomy as select and then create a field group. Under this group, you can create desired fields.

Can I create custom fields or groups which are common to posts, pages and custom post types ?

No, you have to create separate field groups and fields for posts and pages and custom post types

How can I display the custom field groups and custom fields in my website front end ?

You can either enable automatic display in the settings or use below shortcode in your post/page/custom post content.
[xyz_cfl_shortcode id=”{POST_ID}”] Here {POST_ID} must be replaced by actual id of post/page/custom post.

Can I embed the custom field display into my template file ?

Yes, you can embed the custom field display into your template file. You can either enable automatic display in the settings or use do_shortcode() function like this:
echo do_shortcode( ‘[xyz_cfl_shortcode id=”{POST_ID}”]’ ); //here {POST_ID} must be replaced by actual id of post/page/custom post.

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Contributors & Developers

“Custom Field Manager” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

Custom Field Manager 1.0

  • First official launch.